motitation

noun
mo·​ti·​ta·​tion | \ ˌmōtəˈtāshən \
plural -s

Definition of motitation

: a quivering movement

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History and Etymology for motitation

Latin motitatus (past participle of motitare to move often, move about, frequentative of motare to keep moving, move about, from motus, past participle of movēre to move) + English -ion

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“Motitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motitation. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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